Life in 1472

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Life in 1472
Studio album by Jermaine Dupri
Released July 21, 1998
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre Hip hop
Producer Jermaine Dupri, Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Charlemagne, Coptic, Carl So-Lowe, DJ Quik, Slick Rick, DJ Premier, Mariah Carey, Kanye West
Jermaine Dupri chronology
Life in 1472
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]
City Pages (unfavorable)[3]
Entertainment Weekly B−[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]
SF Weekly (unfavorable)[6]
Vibe (favorable)[7]
Yahoo! Music (favorable)[8]

Life in 1472 is the debut studio album by American producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri, released by So So Def Recordings in the United States on July 21, 1998 (see 1998 in music). 1472 refers to the year of Dupri's birth, 1972. It produced the singles "Money Ain't a Thang" (U.S. #52), "Sweetheart" (U.S. #125), "The Party Continues" (U.S. #29), and "Going Home with Me". Life In 1472 spent two weeks at #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart, while breaking the Top 5 on the Billboard 200.

Track listing

  1. "Intro/Turn It Out" (featuring Nas) — 3:57
  2. "Money Ain't a Thang" (featuring Jay-Z) — 4:14
  3. "Get Your **** Right" (featuring Madd Rapper & DMX) — 4:43
  4. "Fresh" (featuring Slick Rick) — 3:53
  5. "Sweetheart" (featuring Mariah Carey) — 4:44
  6. "Jazzy Hoes" (featuring 8Ball, Too $hort, Mr. Black & YoungBloodZ) — 4:38
  7. "Don't Hate on Me" (featuring Da Brat & Krayzie Bone) — 4:17
  8. "Going Home with Me" (featuring Keith Sweat & R.O.C.) — 3:41
  9. "You Get Dealt Wit" (featuring Mase & Lil' Kim) — 3:58
  10. "The Party Continues" (video version) (featuring Da Brat & Usher) — 4:16
  11. "All That's Got to Go" (featuring Da Brat & Latocha Scott of Xscape) — 4:05
  12. "Protector's of 1472" (featuring Snoop Dogg, R.O.C. & Warren G) — 4:46
  13. "Lay You Down" (featuring Trina Powell & Tamara Powell) — 4:27
  14. "Three the Hard Way" (featuring Mr. Black & R.O.C.) — 4:17


  • "Turn It Out" samples portions of "One For the Treble (Fresh)" by Davy DMX & "Hospital Prelude of Love Theme" by Willie Hutch.
  • "Money Ain't a Thang" contains a portion of "Weak At the Knees" by Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame.
  • "Going Home with Me" contains a portion of "Hot Stuff" by Raydio.
  • "The Party Continues" contains portions of "She's Strange" by Cameo & "Get Down On It" by Kool & the Gang.
  • "All That's Got to Go" contains a portion of "Jump To It" by Aretha Franklin.
  • "Protector's of 1472" contains a portion of "You Won't Have To Tell Me Goodbye" by Blue Magic.
  • "Lay You Down" contains a portion of "Paul Revere" by Beastie Boys.

Chart positions

Chart Position
Top Canadian Albums # 20
Billboard 200 # 3
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums # 1


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Robert Christgau review
  3. ^ City Pages review Archived 2015-02-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  5. ^ Rolling Stone review
  6. ^ SF Weekly review
  7. ^ Vibe review
  8. ^ Yahoo! Music review

See also

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